Definition of Genus attalea

1. Noun. Unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Attalea

genus Astrantia
genus Astreus
genus Astroloma
genus Astronium
genus Astrophyton
genus Astropogon
genus Ateles
genus Athene
genus Atherinopsis
genus Atherurus
genus Athrotaxis
genus Athyrium
genus Atrichornis
genus Atriplex
genus Atropa
genus Attalea
genus Atticus
genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus
genus Aulostomus
genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus
genus Austrocedrus
genus Austrotaxus
genus Automeris
genus Avahi
genus Avena
genus Averrhoa

Literary usage of Genus attalea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"The species of the genus Attalea are all lofty trees, with large pinnate leaves, and yielding large clusters of nuts. ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"The genus Attalea is of great importance to European commerce—from one species is obtained the common Piassava of commerce, and the coquilla nut, ..."

3. Palm Trees of the Amazon and Their Uses. by Alfred Russel Wallace (1853)
"Genus ATTALEA, Humboldt. Flowers bracteate, male and female in the same spa- dix, and male in another spadix, on the same or on a different tree. ..."

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